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2012 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

CONTRACEPTION

When you got pregnant with your new baby, were you or your husband or partner doing anything to keep from getting pregnant?*

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO (UNCHECKED) YES (CHECKED)
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 295 169 53.3 46.6-59.9 126 46.7 40.1-53.4
Age
< 20 years 38 19 49.5 32.7-66.4 19 50.5 33.6-67.3
20-24 years 94 47 43.1 31.5-55.5 47 56.9 44.5-68.5
25-34 years 124 77 58.5 48.3-68.1 47 41.5 31.9-51.7
35+ years 39 26 65.5 46.7-80.5 13 34.5 19.5-53.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 136 81 55.0 45.4-64.4 55 45.0 35.6-54.6
Non-Hispanic Black 97 60 59.9 47.5-71.2 37 40.1 28.8-52.5
Non-Hispanic Other 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 41 17 34.2 20.2-51.5 24 65.8 48.5-79.8
Education
< High School 58 31 53.6 38.5-68.0 27 46.4 32.0-61.5
High School 76 43 47.0 34.3-60.1 33 53.0 39.9-65.7
> High School 161 95 56.3 47.3-64.9 66 43.7 35.1-52.7
Marital Status
Married 115 73 61.4 51.2-70.6 42 38.6 29.4-48.8
Other 180 96 48.7 40.1-57.5 84 51.3 42.5-59.9
WIC recipient
No 89 51 57.3 45.7-68.2 38 42.7 31.8-54.3
Yes 205 117 51.3 43.2-59.4 88 48.7 40.6-56.8
Medicaid recipient
No 95 54 54.4 43.0-65.4 41 45.6 34.6-57.0
Yes 200 115 52.8 44.6-60.9 85 47.2 39.1-55.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 102 65 62.8 52.8-71.8 37 37.2 28.2-47.2
2500+ grams 193 104 52.4 45.2-59.6 89 47.6 40.4-54.8

*Asked only of mothers who reported not trying to get pregnant.

For 2012, N.C. PRAMS only collected data on May through December births. Additionally, the overall weighted response ratewas 51%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

Note: New data entry/data processing system introduced starting with 2012 PRAMS data.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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